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Katie Greene lives at home in Southeast Wisconsin with her amazing husband. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling, tasty food, painting, writing, and great conversation.

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Free and Easy Craft Idea: Magazine Reeds

April 5th, 2013 | By in Crafts, Family Memories, Kids
reed box

  I’ve always admired random crafts created from the ever simple and fun recycled magazines.I love the detailed, repetitive, and colorful patterns they make when wrapped and placed together. With help from Craftstylish.com, I will teach you specifically how to decorate a square shaped box.  From this tutorial, you will be able to decorate most surfaces, ones of your choice. […]


Organizing your Kitchen: Tupperware Cabinet

March 22nd, 2013 | By in Cooking, Kitchen, Party Food, Real Estate, Solutions, Storage, Trending Now, Under $100
Tupperware screenshot

After living in this apartment for over a year, I’ve managed to find great ways of organizing most areas in my living space.  One area that just constantly decides to do its own thing is my Tupperware cabinet. This week, I’ve decided, is “Organize your Tupperware Week.”  From the research I’ve gathered, I believe unless you are the Tupperware […]


Crock Pot Baked Apples

February 18th, 2013 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Party Food, Recipes
apple tray bake

SkinnyChef.com gives us a wonderful recipe on how to make this delicious fruit based desert.  A hot apple pie like treat will prove to delight even without the carb-loaded pie crust!  Prepare the apples, and allow them to cook while you tend to your day.  An added bonus is the potpourri like scent filling your […]


Make Your Own Miracle Carpet Cleaner!

February 18th, 2013 | By in Cleaning, Cleaning, Home Repair, Pets, Uncategorized
DIY carpet cleaner

Have you ever had a nightmare of a stain in your carpeting you just couldn’t get out? We all have. It’s awful and it’s embarrassing. Every time you see it you get a little upset inside all over again. We’ve even had the stains that we have just given up on. We let them sit […]


Snow Preparation-The Commuter’s Edition

February 14th, 2013 | By in Home Office, Real Estate
Snow prep

Tips from a lady who has lived and driven in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin her whole life.  No garage included. The pretty little flurries are around the corner, and depending on where you live, the heaviest of the snowfall could be coming soon.  It’s usually the toughest on those of us who own a […]


Homemade DIY Condiments

February 14th, 2013 | By in Appetizers, Budget, Cooking, Grilling, Recipes
DIY Ketchup

The latest and greatest on the webs right now for DIY Healthy living is DIY Condiment creations!  We will be explaining how they make a homemade ketchup minus all the extra sugar and chemical processes that may be a part of many store bought recipes.  This delicious homemade version takes 3 minutes to put together and […]


Homemade “Twinkie” Recipe

February 14th, 2013 | By in Cooking, For Kids, Party Food, Pinterest Images, Recipes
Twinkie

Thanks to this awesome recipe from thecookingphotographer.com, HGDIY.com is saved!  Twinkies will still be enjoyed by all and world will still be an amazing place.  This may sound dramatic, but Twinkies ARE that delicious!  We found an amazing and EASY recipe you can use to surprise and bring a sense of relief to your loved ones. […]


4 Easy Ways To Freshen Up For The New Year

February 12th, 2013 | By in Cleaning, Crafts, Gardening, Home Repair, Indoor Plants, Uncategorized
white house

After the Holidays are over, I suddenly feel like I have a little bit of extra energy.  Either that or the holidays just left my house and a few odds and ends extremely neglected.  This past weekend I found myself taking on a few small projects.  I think I just want to start fresh along […]


Homemade Pickles Recipe: Under An Hour!

February 12th, 2013 | By in Appetizers, Budget, Cooking, Gardening, Recipes, Vegetables
Homemade Pickle Recipe

Providing the kids and their friends with cold cuts and quick meals is usually the afternoon routine. Instead of giving the kids potato chips, try these easy to make homemade pickles as a side with a cold cut sandwich. When we think about homemade pickles, the process sounds difficult. It usually takes alot of hard work and skill to […]


Spooky Wine Bottles

February 1st, 2013 | By in Crafts
wine bottles

For many, detailing the home in unexpected and fun décor is a must. Many homes have wine themes and even if your home doesn’t, bottles make for a warm personal touch. Save a few bottles for creating some entertaining and ghastly pieces to place on a mantle or shelving.